By Nigel Copsey
Anti-fascism has lengthy been essentially the most energetic and dynamic components of radical protest and direct motion. but it really is a space of fight and well known resistance that continues to be mostly unexplored via historians, sociologists and political scientists.
Fully revised and up to date from its past version, this publication keeps to supply the definitive account of anti-fascism in Britain from its roots within the Nineteen Thirties competition to Oswald Mosley and the British Union of Fascists, to the road demonstrations and on-line campaigns of the twenty-first century. the writer attracts on a magnificent diversity of assets together with professional executive, police and defense companies documents, the writings and memories of activists themselves, and the guides and propaganda of anti-fascist teams and their opponents.
The publication lines the ideological, tactical and organisational evolution of anti-fascist teams and explores their usually complex relationships with the mainstream and radical left, in addition to assessing their effectiveness in struggling with the extraordinary right.
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